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Interesting PlacesIn an article in comp.org.eff.talk 3 Nov 95, Marshall Dyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>, editor of NetWatchers, wrote:
The NetWatchers "Legislative House of Horrors" [is] a guided tour [which] takes you through the most notable proposed legislation concerning the online community. Access the feature by going to the NetWatchers front page at http://www.ionet.net/~mdyer/front.shtml and follow the link fo for the "Spooky Survey of Proposed Legislation".
Steve Orlowski's paper a few months ago, on the web at: http://www.anu.edu.au/people/Roger.Clarke/II/Orlowski.html suggested that weak crpyto would be good enough for most people. That stirred up a bit of dust, with well over 1,000 accesses from all over the world, and plenty of chat on newsgroups.
He's been at it again. In a new paper, he's proposing a framework for public key certification authorities. He's again agreed to let me put it up, and it's now available at: http://www.anu.edu.au/people/Roger.Clarke/II/Orlowski2.html
Feel free to re-post this message to such emailing lists and newsgroups as you think may be interested. Comments to appropriate lists and Steve, please "(me? I just play piano)" wrote Roger.
Roger also wrote: Stan Correy at ABC National ran a short item on 'What's up (or should we say down) with Telstra and the Internet?' about 06:15 this morning, Thursday (that's Sydney time, I assume!). The transcript is at: http://www.abc.net.au/rn/telstra1.htm